It was a simple implant to cure an embarrassing problem… The incontinence operation that’s ruining women’s lives
Thousands of women have been left severely damaged as a result of an implantable ‘sling’ operation to treat problems following childbirth.
Up to 40,000 women in the UK are believed to have received the treatment — an implantable plastic mesh known as trans-vaginal tape (TVT), which is intended to support the pelvic organs to prevent incontinence.
Now it’s been found that in an estimated 10 per cent of cases the…
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